Baltimore Orioles vs New York Mets Prediction, 5/11/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Baltimore Orioles vs New York Mets
Date: Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Location: Citi Field in Queens, NY
Citi Field is the venue where Marcus Stroman and the New York Mets (16-13, 1st in NL East) will play the Baltimore Orioles (15-19, 5th in AL East) on Tuesday.
Baltimore is slugging .374 and have been called out on strikes 301 times, while taking a walk on 92 occasions. They have accounted for 124 runs batted in in addition to 260 base knocks on the campaign, while their team batting average is at .229. The Orioles have tallied 56 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 35 baseballs out of the stadium. They have a total of 131 runs while having a team on-base percentage of .291. As a squad, the Baltimore Orioles are putting up 3.9 runs per contest, which has them at 25th in baseball.
Orioles pitchers have surrendered 47 long balls and 147 runs in total (15th in baseball). They have walked 111 opposing players and their FIP is 4.50 as a team on the year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.55 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.26. The Orioles have an ERA of 4.13 for the year (16th in baseball), and their staff has rung up 283 hitters.
The Orioles have dispatched 118 relief pitchers to the mound so far this year. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 72 runners so far this year with 37.5% of those players crossed the plate. They have earned 8 saves on the season and have missed out on 7 out of their 15 save opportunities. The Orioles bullpen have compiled a save rate of 53.3% and has entered the game in 33 save situations. The relievers are sitting with 17 holds so far this season (14th in MLB). Orioles bullpen pitchers have come into the game with players on base 48 times as well as having 45 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Baltimore Orioles have accounted for 896 putouts on the year, as well as 288 assists and 19 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .984 which ranks 12th in professional baseball, and have a total of 239 double plays. The Orioles have turned 71.6% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 2,688 innings, which has them sitting at 6th in baseball.
Means (18-15 career win-loss mark) sits with a FIP of 4.36 and he has faced 995 hitters during his time in the major leagues. He has conceded 201 hits (7.3 hits per nine innings) with 55 walks. His earned run average is 3.48 (96 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.032. Means has taken the ball for 248 innings and has accounted for 217 strikeouts in his MLB career.
New York has hit 22 home runs on the year and 95 runs batted in. They have recorded 36 two-baggers, while walking 113 times as well as recording 101 runs. The New York Mets have recorded a team on-base percentage of .328 and a batting average of .233 so far this season. The Mets hold a team slugging % of .349 and they earn 3.48 runs per contest (29th in baseball). They have been called out on strikes on 238 occasions (30th in baseball) and have earned a total of 215 base knocks.
The New York pitching staff have relinquished 104 runs so far this season while holding an ERA of 3.00 (81 earned runs surrendered). They have surrendered 18 home runs and they relinquish 3.85 runs per 9 innings (7th in MLB). The Mets hold a team WHIP of 1.098 in addition to having a FIP of 2.83 as a team on the season. They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.72 (279 strikeouts against 75 bases on balls). They rank 1st in the league as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 192.
New York bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 31.3% out of 32 inherited runners. Their relievers have come in 25 times in high leverage situations and on 19 occasions with runners on base. With 19 save situations, the Mets have recorded 9 holds and also 3 blown saves. They are ranked 9th in baseball with a save percentage of 70.0%, and they have dispatched 87 bullpen pitchers onto the diamond over the course of the season. New York has had relievers enter the game in 10 save chances and they have walked away with 7 saves.
The New York Mets have turned 23 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .978 (28th in professional baseball). The Mets have accrued 231 assists, 22 errors and have a total of 730 putouts this season. In 2,190 innings played, the Mets have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 69.0% (20th in professional baseball).
So far in his career, Stroman has allowed 881 hits while he has earned 724 K's in 883 innings pitched. Stroman (54-50 win-loss mark in his career) is the owner of a 3.70 ERA while surrendering 9.0 hits per 9 innings. He has allowed 363 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.282 and having a FIP of 3.6. His K/BB ratio is 2.88 and he has faced 3,685 batters so far in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Baltimore
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